Jenny has served as the JVA Executive Director since 2010. She co-founded Milwaukee Sting VBC in 1989 serving as director, head coach and board member through today. She served as Operations Director and then Executive Director of Badger Region Volleyball Association from 1998-2010. Jenny is passionate about junior volleyball and sees the JVA as a vehicle to improve the junior club experience for club directors, coaches and the club member families.
Briana SchunzelDirector of Marketing, Education and Partnership Development
Briana has been with the JVA since August 2011. Bri enjoys interacting with passionate junior volleyball club directors and coaches on a daily basis, as well as building relationships with partners who share the same vision and goals of the JVA, and are all about giving back to the juniors. Bri has 12 years of coaching experience at the grade school level all the way through the college level. She was a four year starting setter at Ohio University from 2001 to 2004, where she garnered an All-American and Conference Player of the Year honors. She then continued her career competing professionally in Paris, France.
Lisa joined the JVA Staff in December 2013. She has a solid volleyball background at all levels. After completing her volleyball career at Purdue University, Wielebnicki served as the Student Assistant Coach followed by three seasons as the Assistant Volleyball Coach at Samford University where her responsibilities included recruiting, aiding in day to day team training, managing community service functions, and coordination of camps. In 2011 she helped guide the program to its first NCAA appearance.
Steve is no stranger to junior volleyball, having been around the sport for 17 years. He has many years of experience in club operations as former full time Associate Club Director for Michigan Volleyball Academy the past two seasons. In addition, he has collegiate women’s coaching experience at Grand Valley State and Kent State University. A Chicago native, Steve spent five seasons coaching at Club Fusion in Marengo, IL.
Erin joined the JVA Staff in February 2017. She spent most of her club volleyball years playing for Fox Cities Elite in Appleton, Wi, and is currently the assistant varsity coach at Arrowhead High School. Erin completed her volleyball career at Marquette University in 2016, and graduated with degrees in Elementary Education and Communication Studies.
Samie joined the JVA Staff in January of 2018. She graduated from Cardinal Stritch University with a degree in Sports Management and took her volleyball and coaching experience to Assistant Volleyball Coach at Wisconsin Luthern College. Samie played junior club volleyball for many years and ended at Milwaukee Sting VBC. She is now in her sixth season of coaching for Milwaukee Sting VBC.
Morgan joined JVA in December 2019. She spent most of her club years playing for Milwaukee Sting Volleyball Club. Morgan started her collegiate volleyball career at Stony Brook University and finished at Mississippi State University. She graduated with a degree in Business Administration in May 2019.
Lauren joined the JVA staff in December of 2019. A Milwaukee Sting and WI Juniors alumna, she took her volleyball career to Lawrence University where she graduated in 2018 with a degree in Anthropology. In her off time, Lauren coaches the JV 2 team at New Berlin West High School and the 12s team at Motion Volleyball Program.
Mo joined the JVA staff in July of 2019. She brings an accomplished volleyball career as a former Division I athlete at Central Michigan University and then D1 coach for 18 years including assistant coach at Lamar University, Xavier University, and the University of Michigan before becoming a head coach at George Washington University. During her time at GW, her and her staff achieved 100 wins in 6 years. Mo is excited to continue a career with the sport of volleyball and welcomes her new responsibilities with the JVA. Mo and her husband Dana welcomed their first child Charlie in 2018.